Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 429 407 383
Rank change year-on-year -22 -24 +40
Contract jobs citing Java EE 464 541 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 1.82% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 361 362
England median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +11.90%
10th Percentile £374 £350 £319
90th Percentile £638 £595 £615
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.13% -3.13%
10th Percentile £39.57 £38.13 £35.63
90th Percentile £64.75 £45.00 £42.88
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.13% -3.13%

Java EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 31,031 29,735 28,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.54% 32.48% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,018 21,412 19,750
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £478 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 319 321
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.18 £18.70 £15.33
90th Percentile £60.08 £52.50 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% - +6.67%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Java EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 271 £550 +4.76% 51
Midlands +11 53 £450 +5.88% 15
South East -73 53 £425 -10.53% 24
South West -5 41 £525 +18.38% 31
North of England -30 31 £425 -5.56% 24
East Midlands -2 27 £450 +5.88% 7
West Midlands +1 26 £450 +4.35% 8
North West -9 19 £385 -23.00% 13
East of England -8 14 £500 - 18
North East +5 6 £325 - 1
Yorkshire -23 6 £500 +27.39% 10
Java EE
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 448 (96.55%) Java
2 290 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (45.26%) Spring
4 185 (39.87%) Maven
5 160 (34.48%) REST
6 151 (32.54%) Hibernate
7 142 (30.60%) JavaScript
8 133 (28.66%) RESTful
8 133 (28.66%) Microservices
9 125 (26.94%) JMS
10 120 (25.86%) Git (software)
11 118 (25.43%) OO
12 115 (24.78%) JUnit
12 115 (24.78%) TDD
13 114 (24.57%) SQL
14 112 (24.14%) Test Automation
15 108 (23.28%) Relational Database
16 104 (22.41%) Jenkins
17 103 (22.20%) Unix
18 102 (21.98%) JIRA
19 100 (21.55%) Web Services
20 96 (20.69%) HTML
21 94 (20.26%) Oracle
22 89 (19.18%) Security Cleared
22 89 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
23 88 (18.97%) XML
24 87 (18.75%) Finance
24 87 (18.75%) DevOps
25 86 (18.53%) Continuous Integration
26 82 (17.67%) JBoss

Java EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 82 (17.67%) JBoss
2 69 (14.87%) Confluence
3 59 (12.72%) WebLogic
3 59 (12.72%) WildFly
4 47 (10.13%) Tomcat
5 31 (6.68%) WebSphere
6 24 (5.17%) Apache
7 21 (4.53%) Mule
8 20 (4.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 17 (3.66%) Anypoint
10 15 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (2.80%) Mule ESB
13 7 (1.51%) GlassFish
14 6 (1.29%) Apache Spark
14 6 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (1.29%) Jetty
14 6 (1.29%) nginx
14 6 (1.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (1.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (4.09%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.51%) Maximo
3 4 (0.86%) Loan IQ
4 3 (0.65%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 89 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (5.82%) SaaS
4 26 (5.60%) GitHub
4 26 (5.60%) PaaS
5 22 (4.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 19 (4.09%) IaaS
7 16 (3.45%) OpenShift
8 14 (3.02%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.72%) Sauce Labs
10 5 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.86%) npm
12 3 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.65%) Amazon Glacier
12 3 (0.65%) Datadog
12 3 (0.65%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.65%) Heroku
12 3 (0.65%) Serverless
13 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.54%) HTTP
2 23 (4.96%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.45%) SSL
4 10 (2.16%) Internet
5 9 (1.94%) Firewall
6 8 (1.72%) BIG-IP
6 8 (1.72%) Intranet
7 5 (1.08%) AMQP
8 4 (0.86%) DNS
8 4 (0.86%) FTP
8 4 (0.86%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.65%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.43%) SNMP
11 1 (0.22%) NAS
11 1 (0.22%) SAN
11 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (23.28%) Relational Database
2 58 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 57 (12.28%) RDBMS
4 40 (8.62%) MySQL
4 40 (8.62%) SQL Server
5 39 (8.41%) Big Data
6 19 (4.09%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.45%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.80%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.59%) DB2
10 11 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.72%) Redis
13 7 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.29%) MariaDB
15 5 (1.08%) Amazon Athena
15 5 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.86%) Blockchain
16 4 (0.86%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 185 (39.87%) Maven
2 120 (25.86%) Git (software)
3 115 (24.78%) JUnit
4 104 (22.41%) Jenkins
5 102 (21.98%) JIRA
6 59 (12.72%) Mockito
7 49 (10.56%) Liquibase
7 49 (10.56%) Subversion
8 47 (10.13%) Checkstyle
8 47 (10.13%) SonarQube
8 47 (10.13%) Vagrant
9 42 (9.05%) Cucumber
10 29 (6.25%) Gradle
11 27 (5.82%) Ant
12 26 (5.60%) Eclipse
12 26 (5.60%) Sonatype Nexus
13 25 (5.39%) Selenium
14 24 (5.17%) Bitbucket
15 22 (4.74%) JMeter
16 19 (4.09%) SoapUI
General
1 87 (18.75%) Finance
2 74 (15.95%) Banking
3 28 (6.03%) Advertising
4 26 (5.60%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.80%) Back Office
6 10 (2.16%) Front Office
7 9 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.29%) Publishing
9 5 (1.08%) Retail
10 4 (0.86%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Law
12 2 (0.43%) Legal
12 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.22%) Military
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 327 (70.47%) Developer
2 273 (58.84%) Java Developer
3 54 (11.64%) Architect
4 43 (9.27%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 42 (9.05%) Senior Developer
6 37 (7.97%) Full Stack Developer
7 31 (6.68%) Senior Java Developer
8 25 (5.39%) Java Architect
9 20 (4.31%) Java Engineer
10 19 (4.09%) Tester
11 18 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (3.66%) Lead Developer
13 15 (3.23%) Angular Developer
13 15 (3.23%) AWS Developer
14 14 (3.02%) Integration Architect
14 14 (3.02%) J2EE Developer
14 14 (3.02%) Software Engineer
15 13 (2.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 13 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
15 13 (2.80%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (45.26%) Spring
2 160 (34.48%) REST
3 151 (32.54%) Hibernate
4 133 (28.66%) RESTful
5 125 (26.94%) JMS
6 100 (21.55%) Web Services
7 96 (20.69%) HTML
8 88 (18.97%) XML
9 76 (16.38%) JAX-RS
10 74 (15.95%) AngularJS
11 73 (15.73%) SOAP
12 69 (14.87%) J2EE
12 69 (14.87%) JSON
13 56 (12.07%) Middleware
14 49 (10.56%) WireMock
15 48 (10.34%) Drools
16 47 (10.13%) CSS
16 47 (10.13%) Lambda Expressions
17 45 (9.70%) Spring Boot
18 43 (9.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.99%) Linux Command Line
2 41 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (4.09%) Algorithms
6 14 (3.02%) Data Structures
6 14 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.80%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.80%) N-Tier
7 13 (2.80%) PKI
8 11 (2.37%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.72%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.51%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.51%) Equities
10 7 (1.51%) Fintech
10 7 (1.51%) User Experience
11 5 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.08%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 103 (22.20%) Unix
2 81 (17.46%) Linux
3 47 (10.13%) VMS
4 35 (7.54%) Windows
5 15 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.94%) Solaris
7 7 (1.51%) Android
7 7 (1.51%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.51%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.86%) SUSE
9 4 (0.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.65%) AIX
10 3 (0.65%) HPUX
10 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.43%) CentOS
12 1 (0.22%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (28.66%) Microservices
3 118 (25.43%) OO
4 115 (24.78%) TDD
5 112 (24.14%) Test Automation
6 87 (18.75%) DevOps
7 86 (18.53%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (15.30%) BDD
8 71 (15.30%) Scrum
9 68 (14.66%) SOA
10 57 (12.28%) OOA/OOD
11 56 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (11.42%) CQRS
13 52 (11.21%) Dependency Injection
13 52 (11.21%) Domain-Driven Design
14 50 (10.78%) Open Source
15 43 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
16 42 (9.05%) UML
17 37 (7.97%) SDLC
18 36 (7.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 448 (96.55%) Java
2 142 (30.60%) JavaScript
3 114 (24.57%) SQL
4 82 (17.67%) Java 8
5 47 (10.13%) JPQL
6 31 (6.68%) Python
7 24 (5.17%) Perl
8 22 (4.74%) PHP
9 19 (4.09%) PL/SQL
9 19 (4.09%) Shell Script
10 12 (2.59%) C#
11 11 (2.37%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.94%) Ruby
13 8 (1.72%) Groovy
14 7 (1.51%) C
14 7 (1.51%) XPath
15 6 (1.29%) Go
16 5 (1.08%) Scala
17 4 (0.86%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.65%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 89 (19.18%) Security Cleared
2 74 (15.95%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.88%) Degree
4 13 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (2.59%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.86%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.65%) CCNA
8 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.65%) CISSP
8 3 (0.65%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (0.65%) GIAC
8 3 (0.65%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (0.65%) MCSE
8 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.65%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.65%) SANS
8 3 (0.65%) SSCP
8 3 (0.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.82%) QA
2 4 (0.86%) HL7
3 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.65%) ISO 20022
3 3 (0.65%) PSD2
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) MiFID
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (14.01%) Docker
2 5 (1.08%) KVM
2 5 (1.08%) LXC
3 4 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.65%) vSphere
5 2 (0.43%) vCloud
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (7.76%) Ansible
2 32 (6.90%) Puppet
3 27 (5.82%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (3.02%) Kubernetes
5 13 (2.80%) Kibana
6 12 (2.59%) CloudHub
7 9 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (1.72%) logstash
9 6 (1.29%) Terraform
10 4 (0.86%) CFEngine
10 4 (0.86%) Salt
10 4 (0.86%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
11 3 (0.65%) Consul
11 3 (0.65%) Control-M
11 3 (0.65%) Grafana
11 3 (0.65%) Nagios
12 2 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.43%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.43%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.43%) Mesos
Vendors
1 94 (20.26%) Oracle
2 35 (7.54%) Google
3 30 (6.47%) IBM
4 28 (6.03%) Sybase
5 25 (5.39%) MuleSoft
6 16 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 13 (2.80%) Splunk
8 12 (2.59%) Microsoft
8 12 (2.59%) Terracotta
9 10 (2.16%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.72%) F5
10 8 (1.72%) VMware
11 5 (1.08%) Murex
11 5 (1.08%) Perforce
11 5 (1.08%) SAP
11 5 (1.08%) webMethods
12 4 (0.86%) Citrix
13 3 (0.65%) Adobe
13 3 (0.65%) HP
13 3 (0.65%) Micro Focus